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Alaska bird job opportunity

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  • gwenbaluss
    WILDLIFE TECHNICIAN (1) Position number 12-10050033-0266-DT-JV1 sought to conduct avian point counts and other projects in Alaska s Tongass National Forest.
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 2, 2012
      WILDLIFE TECHNICIAN (1) Position number 12-10050033-0266-DT-JV1 sought to conduct avian point counts and other projects in Alaska's Tongass National Forest. This is an opportunity to explore and birdwatch in America 's largest, wildest, temperate rainforest. Salary will be GS- 7 plus cost-of-living allowance, (about $20 per hour) plus paid annual leave, and overtime after 40 hours per week. Required activities and skills include: identify landbirds by sight and sound; good physical condition; camp in a wilderness setting and rise very early in the morning; travel in boats and small aircraft; hike rugged terrain; take basic habitat (plant) information; data entry and paper-work in a forest service office. Other desired skills: previous point count experience, and familiarity with Pacific Northwest or Alaska bird and plant species. Season expected to be mid- April through late July with some flexibility, but applicants must be available in May and June. The season potentially may be extended if technician is willing to work on other natural resource projects, depending on funding. Government housing is usually available in Juneau, Alaska. US citizens can officially apply for this position through Usajobs/Avue websites (http://www.usajobs.gov or https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/avueCentral ) A direct link to the position description can be found at http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/310741400: CLOSES MARCH 8. Questions please contact BARB ADAMS (EM: bjadams AT fs.fed.us)
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